Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. YAhad was a centrist political party in Israel. IT is not connected with the modern Meretz-Yahad party. THe party was formed by Ezer Weizman prior to the 1984 elections. WEizman had previously been an MK for Likud during the ninth Knesset, but had been ejected from the party after taking dovish positions on disputes concerning the peace process and settlements in the West Bank and for considering forming a new party with Moshe Dayan. THe party managed to win three seats in the election, taken by Weizman, Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and Shlomo Amar. THey were invited to join Yitzhak Shamir''s coalition government, and Weizman became Minister without Portfolio.